Buckenham, a parish in Norfolk, on the river Yare, and on the G.E.R., 7¾ miles ESE of Norwich. It has a station on the railway. Post town, Norwich; money order office,. Burlingham; telegraph office, Brundall. Acreage, 928; population of the civil parish, 95; of the ecclesiastical, with Hasingham, 217. A Roman station is supposed to have been here, and there is a ferry over the Yare. The living is a rectory, united with the rectory of Hasingham, in the diocese of Norwich; joint net yearly value, £205 with residence. The church, an ancient building of flint in the Norman style, has an octagonal tower, and a stained east window.
Ancestry.co.uk, in association with Norfolk Record Office, have images of the Parish Registers for Norfolk online.
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
Online maps of Buckenham are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Norfolk newspapers online:
- Norwich Mercury
- Norfolk Chronicle
- Diss Express
- Thetford & Watton Times and People's Weekly Journal
- Norfolk News
The Visitations of Norfolk 1563, 1589, and 1613 is available on the Heraldry page.